Cruise inventory

FRV Clupea 8/70

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)FRV Clupea (74CU)
Cruise identifier8/70
Cruise period1970-07-15 — 1970-07-30
StatusCompleted
Port of departureBuckie, United Kingdom
Port of returnBuckie, United Kingdom
PurposeFisheries
Objectives1. To determine the stock composition and abundance of Norway lobsters on the fishing grounds in the Firth of Clyde, South Minch (south-west of Scotland), North Minch, Noup Deep and Moray Firth.
2. To obtain data on the season and frequency of spawning.
3. To establish the by-catch of white-fish species in the Norway lobster fishery and obtain further information on predators of Norway lobsters.
Chief scientistC Davidson (Department of Agriculture and Fisheries for Scotland Aberdeen Marine Laboratory)
Cruise reportFRV Clupea 8/70 cruise report cl8_70.pdf — access key 'C' (0.21 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth Sea
Inner Seas off the West Coast of Scotland
North East Atlantic Ocean (limit 40W)
SpecificFirth of Clyde, South Minch, North Minch, Noup deep and Moray Firth.
Measurements 
Biology and fisheries 
PhytoplanktonQuantity: number of stations = 3
Description: international standard net
ZooplanktonQuantity: number of stations = 4
Description: 1 m nets